Constance Guisset’s selection
Design, scenography, architecture, exhibitions… Talented and all-rounder, Constance Guisset has selected for MOM her 8 favourite pieces.
Constance Guisset Studio was founded in 2009. Specialized in product design, interior design and scenography, it gathers around Constance Guisset a team of designers and architects. The Studio intends to create light and animated objects, aiming to arouse wonder and to invoke a moment of escape in dreams. After studying at ESSEC business School and Sciences-Po Paris, then a one-year internship at Japan Parliament in Tokyo, Constance Guisset chooses to turn towards design and enters ENSCI design school from which she graduates in 2007. In 2008, she is awarded the “Grand Prix du Design de la Ville de Paris”, wins the Prize for the Public of the Design Parade at La Villa Noailles (Hyère, France), as well as two grants from the VIA (French institute for the valorisation of innovation in design). In 2010, she is named among the “ten designers of the year” in Maison & Objet, Now! Design à vivre and is awarded the Audi Talents Awards. Constance Guisset Studio works with many French and international furniture editors such as Petite Friture, Moustache, Tectona, Nature & Découvertes, Molteni&C, La Cividina, etc. The Studio also designs industrial objects for companies like La Cie – Seagate or travel accessories for Louis Vuitton Malletier for instance. Since 2009, the Studio has realized the stage designs of several shows, among which Angelin Preljocaj’s solo, Le Funambule, his ballet Les Nuits, Laurent Garnier’s concert at the Salle Pleyel or Mise en scène by the Compagnie Wang Ramirez. It also conceives scenographies for exhibitions for the musée Arts Décoratifs in Paris, the musée du Quai Branly in Paris and the Palais des Beaux Arts in Lille, or for brands such as Les Galeries Lafayette or Molteni (2011, Paris Designers’ days award for best scenography). From 2012 to 2014, Constance Guisset Studio has developed a new concept of reception areas for Accor hotel group Suite Novotel, which is currently deployed in Europe. In May 2012, the first exhibition presenting the work of Constance Guisset took place at the Chapelle des Calvairiennes, Centre d’Art Contemporain du Pays de Mayenne. In September 2016 an exhibition about her work will open at the MUDAC in Lausanne. A monography will be published on this occasion. Photo credits: Constance Guisset Studio.